New Jersey State

New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

It is bordered on the north and east by New York State, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state, but the 11th-most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 United States.

New Jersey lies entirely within the sprawling combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia.

It is also the second-wealthiest US state by median household income, according to the 2008–2012 American …

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As of 2012, New Jersey has a total population of 8,723,808 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.60%.

The median home price New Jersey is $301,460 with the median age of the buyer being 43. Homes in New Jersey have appreciatied over the last by -9.54%.

Public schools in New Jersey spend approximately $8,806 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 13.2.

New Jersey has an unemployment rate of 9.30%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.93% with a projected future job growth of 22.84%.

New Jersey has an average commute time of 32.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) New Jersey is a 4 in violent crime and a 2 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in New Jersey, 57.140% of people are Democrats, 41.610% are Republicans and 1.247% are registered Independent.

New Jersey People


In 2012, the population of New Jersey was 8,723,808. New Jersey has a population density of 1,176 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in New Jersey

The median age in New Jersey is 38.4, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.97% of the population of New Jersey, while females make up 51.03% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in New Jersey is 2.68 people across 3,178,888. 57.61% of people are married in New Jersey while 42.39% are single.

Local PopulationNew JerseyUnited States
Population Density1,17687
Population Change3.60%9.00%
Median Age38.436.8
Household Size2.682.59
Male Population48.97%49.34%
Female Population51.03%50.66%
Married Population57.61%57.41%
Single Population42.39%42.59%

New Jersey Economy

Households by IncomeNew JerseyUnited States
Income Less than $15,0009.04%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,0007.59%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,0007.99%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00012.13%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00014.06%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00017.22%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0009.78%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0002.79%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0001.35%0.70%
Population by OccupationNew JerseyUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations15.80%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations22.43%20.28%
Sales and Office28.49%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.18%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance7.80%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving11.79%14.39%
Local EconomyNew JerseyUnited States
Unemployment Rate9.30%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-3.93%-4.06%
Future Job Growth22.84%21.68%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.80%
Income Taxes8.97%6.25%
Income per Capita$33,426$26,372
Household Income$68,635$51,660

New Jersey Housing


As of 2012, New Jersey consisted of 30.81% renters and 60.49% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -9.54% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

New Jersey HousingNew JerseyUnited States
Median Home Cost$301,460$183,450
Median Home Age4333
Home Appreciation-9.54%-5.21%
Homes Owned60.49%60.14%
Housing Vacancy8.70%10.50%
Homes Rented30.81%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$23.69$11.20
New Jersey Homes by ValueNew JerseyUnited States
Less Than $20,0000.20%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9990.51%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9990.64%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9990.84%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9991.02%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,9995.01%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99910.74%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99924.65%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99921.78%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,99912.15%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,99913.67%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more3.54%2.07%
New Jersey Homes by Year BuiltNew JerseyUnited States
1939 or Earlier18.13%12.87%
1940 to 19499.04%6.21%
1950 to 195915.46%10.80%
1960 to 196914.77%12.04%
1970 to 197912.89%16.14%
1980 to 198911.51%14.11%
1990 to 19944.34%6.29%
1995 to 19983.85%6.33%
1999 to October 200510.01%15.21%

New Jersey Religion


54.85% of the people in New Jersey declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

New Jersey ReligionsNew JerseyUnited States
Declared Religious54.85%48.34%
Other Christian2.49%5.20%

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